Officer injured after police motorcycle crashes with SUV

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) -- Dam Neck Road is open again after it was shut down due earlier to a crash involving a police motorcycle on Thursday morning.  

The accident happened at Dam Neck and Monet Drive at about 10:16 a.m. Police say the motorcycle officer was responding to another accident on London Bridge Road with the emergency lights and siren activated. As the officer was passing South Rosemont Road, the motorcycle and a Nissan SUV collided.

The driver of the SUV, who was not injured, remained on scene. The officer was taken to a local hospital to be treated for non-life threatening injuries. 

Virginia Beach Police's Traffic Safety Unit is investigating the crash.

 

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